Thursday November 10, 2016 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM PST
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Masonic Temple 
1123 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

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Kathy Brown 
Capitol Weekly 

A Post-Mortem of the Election 

Join Capitol Weekly, UC Center, McGeorge Capital Center for Law & Policy and Leadership California Institute on Thursday, November 10 in Sacramento for A Post-Mortem of the 2016 Election.

This program promises to be an exciting, unique and informative overview of the November elections providing analysis, opinions and insight. What happened? Why? What happens next?

Over two dozen experts and insiders will discuss the results of the election and provide a look-ahead at what it means for 2017 – and beyond.  

8:30 a.m. – 9 a.m. Check in, coffee

9 a.m. - 9: 15 a.m.
Welcoming remarks Tim Foster, Open California
Rob Gunnison, Open California

9:20 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Panel 1 The Media
Polling, Prognostication and the Pundits
Moderator: Seema Mehta, Los Angeles Times
Jonathan Brown, Sextant Strategies; Mark DiCamillo, Field Poll; Rose Kapolczynski, Rose Kapolczynski Consulting; Debra Saunders, San Francisco Chronicle

10:45 am. - 11:55 a.m. Panel 2 The Legislature and Congress
Coattails, the Parties and Demographics
Moderator: Jim Miller, Sacramento Bee
Cynthia Bryant, California Republican Party; Lisa Gasperoni, LG Campaigns; Parke Skelton, SG&A Campaigns; Rob Stutzman, Stutzman Public Affairs

Luncheon: Noon
Keynote: Governor Gray Davis in conversation with Amy Chance, Sacramento Bee Introduced by John Howard, Capitol Weekly

12:55 p.m. - 2:05 p.m. Panel 3 The Ballot Propositions
Direct Democracy and the Price Tag
Moderator: Jessica Calefati, CALmatters
Andrew Acosta, Acosta Consulting; Carol Dahmen-Eckery, Comcast Spotlight; Jason Kinney, Yes on Proposition 64; Mary-Beth Moylan, McGeorge School of Law; Kassy Perry, Perry Communications Group

2:15 p.m. - 3:25 p.m Panel 4 The Lookahead
Where are we and what happens now?
Moderator: Anthony York, Grizzly Bear Media
Assemblyman Matthew Harper; Kim Alexander, California Voter Foundation; Eric Bauman, California Democratic Party; Sean Clegg, SCN Strategies; Mindy Romero, California Civic Engagement Project;

Closing Remarks
Steve Hansen, McGeorge Capital Center for Law and Policy

3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Members of the audience and panel participants are invited to attend the reception with newly elected officials. The reception is free to all conference attendees. The reception will mark the first time California’s new Legislature will be convening for an event and promises to be a momentous occasion for attendees.

The 2016 Election Post-Mortem Conference will be held in Sacramento on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, from 9AM to 3:30PM at 1123 J Street, with reception immediately following at the same address.

Seating IS limited.  Reserve your ticket now!  Tickets are available at the regular rate of $199.

Special $99 rate for California state government staff. 

No-cost scholarships are available for students, and for anyone for whom cost is an issue. Contact Kathy Brown at Capitol Weekly, (916) 444 7665, for information on applying for a scholarship or registration fee-waiver.

For Sponsorship information, contact Tim Foster at (916) 444 7665 or tim.foster@capitolweekly.net.

For Registration information contact Kathy Brown at (916) 444 7665 or kathy.brown@capitolweekly.net.

For questions about content, please contact John Howard at (916) 444-7665 or john.howard@capitolweekly.net.

THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS: The California Endowment, The Tribal Alliance of Sovereign Indian Nations, Marketplace Communications, Bicker, Castillo and Fairbanks Public Affairs, Kaiser Permanente, Townsend Public Affairs, California Water Association, Dart Containers, California Life Sciences Association, California Credit Union League, KP Public Affairs, California Professional Firefighters, Pandora, Lucas Public Affairs, The California Channel, Comcast Spotlight, Professional Engineers in California Government, Southern California Edison, COPS Voter Guide Inc., California Cattlemen's Association, Sig 1 Graphics, League of Women Voters of California, The California Charter School Association and The California Center for Civic Participation